Past Fellows

Of the previous nine fellows in our program, five are practicing transfusion medicine in an academic setting and two are directors at regional blood centers. One practices transfusion medicine for the United States Air Force, and one works for a health-care related industry.

Keith Smith, DO

Keith (Alexander) Smith, DO

Medical School: A.T. Still University, Kirksville, Missouri, 2010
Residency: AP/CP, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Indiana, 2010-2011 (program closed), Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH, 2011-2014
Current Position: LifeServe Blood Center

Daniel Marko, BMBS

Daniel Marko, BMBS

Medical School: Flinders University of South Australia; 2001-2004
Residency: AP/CP, University of California, Davis; 2004-2009
Additional Training: Hematopathology/Immunopathology Fellowship, University of California, Davis; 2009-2010 and Medical Microbiology Fellowship, University of Iowa; 2010-2012
Current Position: Hematopathologist, Diagnostic Services of Manitoba
Transfusion Medicine Consultant, Canadian Blood Services
Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba, Department of Pathology, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Sara Shunkwiler, MD

Sara Shunkwiler, MD

Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 2006
Residency: AP/CP, University of Florida, Gainesville 2006-2010
Additional Training: Cytopathology Fellowship, University of Iowa, 2010-2011
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Daniel Walker, MD

Daniel Walker, MD

Medical School: F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 1999
Residency: AP/CP, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, 2005-2009
Current Position: Medical Director for Apheresis and Blood Services, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, and Medical Consultant for the Air Force Blood Program

William Rose, MD

William (Nick) Rose, MD

Medical School: Texas Tech University, 2003
Residency: CP only, Stony Brook University Medical Center, 2005-2008
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Yasuko Erickson, MD

Yasuko Erickson, MD

Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine, 2003
Residency: Pathology Residency, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 2003-2006
Current Position: Vice President, Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, Davenport, IA